|Three Chairs (Em193) - Wire Assembly|
Second release from Sheffield based, improvising guitar trio 'Wire Assembly' Recorded in June 2013 at Fuse (during Chorlton Arts Festival).Wire Assembly are: (from left to right in the stereo field) Neil Carver, John Jasnoch and Ian Simpson Thanks to Anton Hunter, Norm Skipp and Chorlton Arts Festival. Artwork - Ian Simpson (copyright 2013)
Keywords: free improvisation; free jazz; guitar trio; electric guitar; john jasnoch; ian simpson; neil carver; wire assembly; free jazz; guitar trio; guitars; electric; chorlton; fuse
|Waking EP (Em176) - Matt Dalby|
Matt Dalby - Waking 'Matt Dalby is a multidisciplinary artist and writer based in Manchester' His reviews and other online activities are at Santiago's Dead Wasp 'Second Sight and Green are live, semi-improvised, lo-fi home recordings mainly built around looped voice and bass guitar' Santiago's Dead Wasp at Blogspot
Keywords: matt dalby; sound art; santiagos dead wasp; lo-fi; improvisation; manchester; electronic musik; loops; bass guitar; art
|Barbarians / Noise Research Split (Em072) - Noise Research + Barbarians|
A split release featuring Barbarians (free noise destruction Improv) and Noise Research (Drone Noisescapes) Barbarians are : Gareth Bill Phillip Stuart Clyve Sinead Rhian Goreland GRK. Noise Research is : Ian Simpson (Kipple, Wire Assembly, Nuclear Bunker, Id of Mobius) http://electronicmusik.wordpress.com/
Keywords: noise research; barbarians; manchester; noise; free improvisation; noisescapes; free art; music concrete; jg ballard; high rise; concrete island; stockhausen; smear campaign; fonik; drone; guitar drone
|Centrosome (Em071) - Serfs|
Serfs - dual guitar feedback psychdrones from Manchesters Jon Collin and Tom Settle. Recorded live in 2006. Originally released as a 3" cdr (limited) now being made available as part of the EM back catalogue. www.myspace.com/serfserfserfs http://thewholevoyald.blogspot.com/ www.myspace.com/electronicmusiklabel
Keywords: serfs; fonik; electronic musik; psychedelia; guitar; drone; psychfolk; feedback; jon collin; psychedelic; tom settle; infinite light; whole voyald; manchester; noise; free improvisation; improv
|The Sum of Any Number of Zeros (Em075) - Christian Munthe and Martin Ohman|
Christian Munthe - guitar Martin Ohman - drums / percussion This is their first release on Electronic Musik. Recorded 27th March 2007 by Keith Talent. Cover art collage by Janet Simpson www.myspace.com/christianmunthe www.myspace.com/martinohman www.myspace.com/electronicmusiklabel
Keywords: christian munthe; martin ohman; electronic musik; free improvisation; guitar; percussion; drums; free jazz; experimental music; sounds; stockhausen; free expression; improvisation psych
|Live at Noise Upstairs (Em187) - Kipple|
Two live recordings made at two separate 'Noise Upstairs' gigs in June 2012. Riverside - Sheffield 13th June 2012 Fuel - Manchester 14th June 2012 Kipple combines the momentum of ESP era free jazz with a 2 man low fi electronics section in place of the piano. The rhythm section is that used by Sonny Simmons on his UK gigs. The free blowing trumpet/soprano sax front line manages to be intense and relaxed at the same time (Phil Morton, Frakture, 2011) Kipple is an extraordinary live experience, a ...
Keywords: kipple; free jazz; noise upstairs; free improvisation; esp; sun ra; guitar; saxophone; drums; electronics; electronica; free noise; trumpet; sheffield; manchester; fuel; riverside; 2012
|Hewers of Wood and Drawers of Water (Em150) - Dave Birchall|
David Birchall started playing the guitar in 1994 and has continued to ever since, gigging and touring extensively with a variety of groups in the UK, France, Holland, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Czech Republic, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Palestine and Denmark. Music he has been involved with creating has been played on BBC1, BBC Radio1, BBC 6 Music and Resonance FM. Realising a few years ago he spent most of his time trying to improvise within the musics he played whether structured or open, he...
Keywords: dave birchall; guitar; noise; free improvisation; stuckometer; manchester; drone; artist; sound art; music concrete; levenshulme bicycle orchestra; kalbakken; open eye duo
|Fobefusa (Em050) - Fonik, Beach Fuzz + Sannyasin|
Recorded live in 2008 at the Pyramid 5 festival. Impromtu collaboration between Beach Fuzz (Barry Dean, Nick Mitchell), Fonik (Ian Simpson, Harry Gallimore) and Sannyasin (Dave Jackson) resulted in the firey freeform freak out presented here. www.myspace.com/beachfuzz www.myspace.com/fonikfonik www.myspace.com/sannyasin64
Keywords: fonik; sannyasin; beach fuzz; electronic musik; freeform; free improvisation; freak out; stockhausen; music concrete; noise; free jazz; guitar noise; noise research; bacillus; pyramid
|Space Opera (Em123) - Mutate|
The 3rd release on EM for Mutate (aka- Ade Bordicott) MUTATE - Space Opera EP (2010) PART1 - a, b, c, d PART2 - a, b, c A collection of melodramatic, improvised guitar soundscapes. Performance, production, etc by MUTATE, October 2010 MUTATE is Ade Bordicott www.myspace.com/mutate69 An Electronic Musik release Creative Commons license applies
Keywords: mutate; drne; industrial landscapes; noise; dark; ambient; collage; soundscape; stockhausen; fsol; krautrock; cluster; drone; improvised guitar; melodramatic themes; melodrama; ost; film music; electronic musik; electronica; experimental
|Air and Water (Em141) - Noise Research / Sean Derrick Cooper Marquardt|
Split release from Noise Research and Sean Derrick Cooper Marquardt Sean Derrick Cooper Marquardt, born in Chicago (USA), now living in Berlin, is a performance artist, musician, free improvisator and composer of experimental music. This piece was created using his accidental guitar method. Noise Research is the alter-ego of UK Sound Artist / Musician Ian Simpson who has been involved in the experimental / improvised music scene for many years...
Keywords: guitar noise; noise; ambient; noise research; sean derrick cooper marquardt; wire magazine; collage; music concrete; soundscapes; accidental guitar method; industrial; saggitarius; friends of saggitarius; dada; landscapes; ian simpson; germany; uk; electronic musik; electronica; found sounds; field recordings; musique; stockhausen; pierre schaeffer; berio; nono; avant garde; experimental music; improvisation
|Rudele Artist Residency (Em152) - Jurica Jelic|
"Rudele artist residency" is a computer music album that has been composed as an exhibition background music. As raw material sounds from nature, human body and DNA frequencies have been used and later maipulated with csound programming language and its frontend Cecila as well. For more info about the whole project visit: http://rudeleartistresidency.blogspot.com/ Jurica Jelic A contemporary composer and fretless guitarist from Croatia, who represents his work in a form of instrumental, electroa...
Keywords: experimental music; electronic musik; noise; guitar; drone; sound art; computer music; laptop; field recordings; live art; music concrete; rudele; Boris Leiner; Srdjan Sacher; Janko Novoselic; Miljan Bakic; Dan Stearns; Marina Vesic; Tony Dubshot; Shaun Sandor (Promute); Momo Mano; Jim Goodin; jurica jelic; fretless guitar
|First Recordings (Em147) - Psychiatric Challenge|
Recordings from the first public performance given by UK noise / improv collective Psychiatric Challenge. These are previously unreleased. Recorded at in June 2003 at 'The Pyramid' this is the second two pieces recorded that night. Psychiatric Challenge disbanded in 2006. All, except Lewis Gill, are still involved in experimental / improvised music. Neil Packer - guitar / toys / circuit bent pedals Ian Simpson - tabletop guitar / radio / tone generator Harry Gallimore - home made synthesizers / ...
Keywords: noise; psychiatric challenge; free improvisation; free jazz; art noise; art; sound art; guitar drone; tabletop guitar; circuit bending; uk; 2003; pyramid; post rock; amm; stockhausen; fred frith; keith rowe; henry cow; krautrock; non; test department; industrial; soundscapes; noisescapes; music concrete; electroacoustic music; the new music
|Thee Moths Sought the Advice of Courage Wolf Volume Two (Em126) - Thee Moths|
Another release from EM favourites Thee Moths. 'Thee Moths Sought the Advice of Courage Wolf, Volume Two' is the second, and final, installment of the 'Courage Wolf' series, two hours of noise music recorded directly onto a dictaphone. 'Volume Two' features a Mattel U-Create, a Russian Big Muff, a Hohner bass guitar, an original (not FM3) Buddha Machine, a small hand made synth, a Squier Telecaster, and (on side two) a simple piece of generative music software...
Keywords: thee moths; birmingham; noise; dictaphone; industrial; field recording; electronica; sound art; experimental; collage; tape cut ups; music concrete; courage wolf; u-create; guitar drone; noise music; lo fi; tape hiss; big muff; self generative music; musique concrete; electro acoustic
|Wire Assembly (Em189) - Wire Assembly|
Wire Assembly are a free improvising guitar trio based in Sheffield (UK) John Jasnoch - guitar Neil Carver - guitar Ian Simpson - guitar Track one was recorded live at Fuel Cafe Bar (Manchester) Tracks two, three and four were recorded live at The Riverside (Sheffield) Many thanks to Shaun Blezard for the fantastic cover photo Many thanks to The Noise Upstairs for the gigs The guitar trio Wire Assembly have been resurrected/disinterred after 20 years of hibernation...
Keywords: wire assembly; guitar; free improvisation; john jasnoch; neil carver; sheffield; free noise; derek bailey; john russell; fred frith; free jazz; free form; the noise upstairs; fuel withington; manchester; kipple; noise research
|The Elements Inside Two Circles (Em154) - Black Forest Orchestra|
Black Forest Orchestra were put together to perform at the Woodland Gathering Festival in July 2011. This is their only performance so far. Wooodland Gathering was an event staged by Radio Black Forest in Fellfoot Wood, Cumbria UK. Black Forest Orchestra Shaun Blezard - electronics / laptop Glenn Boulter - bowed guitars Simon Jones - electronics / objects Ian Simpson - electronics The recording was very kindly and wonderfully made by Kevin Busby of Phantom Circuit...
Keywords: clutter; phantom circuit; glenn boulter; FON; noise club; hot hail; noise research; fonik; deep clutter; radio balck forest; fellfoot wood; cumbria; uk; noise; sound art; improvisation; electronica; bowed guitar; contact microphone; earth monkey productions; electronic musik
|Frosty Morning (Em128) - Thee Moths vs Mutate|
Mutate & Thee Moths 'Frosty Morning' Recorded at The Lab, by Ade Bordicott. Ade played effects pedals, dictaphones, and bass guitar Alex played theremin, Elk-tronics synth, Yamaha mini-keyboard, Mattel U-Create Originally made as a session for Phantom Circuit. http://www.myspace.com/mutate69 http://www.theemoths.co.uk
Keywords: mutate; thee moths; ade bordicott; alex botten; experimental; noise; soundscapes; sound collage; sound art; electronica; guitar loops; tape loops; phantom circuit; birmingham; frosty morning; music concrete; musik; musique; electronic musik; UK net label
|Galaxy Being (Em065) - Gnod vs Noise Research|
Gnod vs Noise Research is a joint project featured Manchester Drone / Psych / Doom Kollectiv Gnod and Uk based sound artist Ian Simpson (aka Noise Research). This is Em065 in the Electronic Musik catalogue. http://electronicmusik.wordpress.com/ You can view the rest of the EM catalogue (and download it) by clicking the Electronic Musik collection link below.
Keywords: gnod; psych; drone; noise; electronic musik; fonik; manchester; collective; collage; space rock; guitar drones; sound art; ian simpson; avant garde; experimental; post rock; doom; psychedelic.psychedelia; krautrock; fonik; gnod plus fonik; spacescapes; soundscapes; music concrete; stockhausen; berio; nono; white hills
|Northern Silence (Em107) - Psychiatric Challenge|
A previously unreleased live recording of 'Psychiatric Challenge' a collective of free improvisors who existed between (approximately) 1999 and 2005. Two of PC (Simpson & Gallimore) eventually morphed into the electronics duo Fonik. On this recording you can hear (I think) ...... Ian Simpson - prepared guitar Harry Gallimore - electronics Neil Packer - guitar and electronics Lewis Gill - guitar Tim Lyons -trumpet / voice Misha Gray - percussion Dave Jackson - reeds Cover art copyright Ian Simpso...
Keywords: psychiatric challenge; free improvisation; noise; electronica; free noise; fonik; noise research; modern composition; prepared guitar; percussion; electronics; synthesizer; stockhausen; amm; derek bailey; mic; dada; sound collage; music concrete; soundscapes; industrial wasteland; industry; dystopian; ballardian; high rise; dark ambient; ambient; experimental; avant garde
|Few Will Survive (Em185) - Concrete Bunker|
Free improvising duo of Rob Harrison (drums) and Ian Simpson (guitar / percussion) who have collaborated together in other situations (Acoute / Fraktal) exploring the extremes of volume and various sonic textures. No Wave freakouts with post punk walls of sound - EM (2012) 'Brutal' - Reinhards Fuchs (2012) Recorded live at Fraktures 'Blank Canvas' in Liverpool UK, September 2012. Many thanks to Mark Jones for the recording and Frakture for the gig ! http://electronicmusik.wordpress.com www.frakt...
Keywords: arto lindsay; no wave; DNA; post punk; noise rock; concrete bunker; noise; free improvisation; guitar; drums; percussion; frakture; liverpool; derek bailey; free jazz; jazz; jazz noise; meltdown; cold war; nuclear weapons; atom bomb; hydrogen bomb; bomb shelter; freak out; blank canvas; few will survive